Premera Blue Cross

2021 information | 2020 information

About Premera Blue Cross

Premera Blue Cross has been providing health plans to educators across the state for nearly 60 years. Premera is headquartered in Washington state and provides health benefits to 2.2 million people nationwide. Our SEBB health plans are designed with school employees in mind and are backed by best-in-class customer service. Premera is offering three SEBB health plans to give you a range of options. Not all plans are offered in all counties, so be sure to check what plan is right for you. All Premera SEBB plans come with 24-hour virtual care (by phone or online video), zero-cost preventive care, access to 63,000 in-network pharmacies, and behavioral health benefits. Watch the video to learn more about our plans.

2021 information

Webinars

Premera is hosting several webinars (through Microsoft Teams) during open enrollment. All webinars include closed captioning. 

Registration is NOT required.

How do I join?

On the day of the event, click the Join the webinar link for the webinar you wish to attend. 

Dates and times

Date

Time

Webinar link

Tuesday, October 27

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (10/27/20)

Wednesday, October 28

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (10/28/20)

Thursday, October 29

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (10/29/20)

Tuesday, November 3

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (11/03/20)

Wednesday, November 4

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (11/04/20)

Thursday, November 5

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (11/05/20)

Tuesday, November 10

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (11/10/20)

Wednesday, November 11

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (11/11/20)

Thursday, November 12

4:30 p.m.

Join the webinar (11/12/20)

Tuesday, November 17 4:30 p.m. Join the webinar (11/17/20)
Wednesday, November 18 4:30 p.m. Join the webinar (11/18/20)
Thursday, November 19 4:30 p.m. Join the webinar (11/19/20)

Plan details

Premera’s High PPO Plan comes with in-network access to over 1.5 million unique providers nationwide. This preferred provider plan has a $750 medical deductible for individuals and $1,875 medical deductible for families when receiving in-network care. Key features of the plan include: best-in-class customer service, 24-hour virtual care, zero-cost preventive care, access to 63,000 in-network pharmacies, and no referrals for specialty care. This plan is great for those looking for a lower deductible and predictable copays.

Premera’s Peak Care EPO Plan is only offered in Pierce, Spokane, and Thurston counties, and comes with access to the MultiCare Health System in Washington State. This network provides in-network access to 4,100 providers at MultiCare Health System, MultiCare Connected Care, and Vivacity Care Clinics in Washington State, including urgent care, primary care, and specialty care. This exclusive provider plan does not support out-of-network coverage but emergency care is covered nationwide. It has a $750 medical deductible for individuals and $1,875 medical deductible for families. Key features of the plan include: best-in-class customer service, 24-hour virtual care, zero-cost preventive care, access to 63,000 in-network pharmacies, and no referrals for specialty care. This plan is great for those who want to receive the majority of their care from doctors and hospitals within the MultiCare Health System.

Premera’s Standard PPO Plan comes with in-network access to over 1.5 million unique providers nationwide. This preferred provider plan has a $1,250 medical deductible for individuals and $3,125 medical deductible for families when receiving in-network care. Key features of the plan include: best-in-class customer service, 24-hour virtual care, zero-cost preventive care, access to 63,000 in-network pharmacies, and no referrals for specialty care. This plan is great for those looking for a lower employee contribution and predictable copays.

2020 information

Premera’s High PPO Plan comes with in-network access to over 1.1 million doctors and 7,500 hospitals nationwide. This preferred provider plan has a $750 medical deductible for individuals and $1,875 medical deductible for families when receiving in-network care. Key features of the plan include: best-in-class customer service, 24-hour virtual care, zero-cost preventive care, access to 70,000 in-network pharmacies, and discounted gym memberships. This plan is great for those looking for a lower deductible and predictable copays.

Premera’s Peak Care EPO Plan is only offered in Pierce, Spokane, and Thurston counties, and comes with access to the MultiCare Health System in Washington State. This exclusive provider plan does not support out-of-network coverage but emergency care is covered nationwide. It has a $750 medical deductible for individuals and $1,875 medical deductible for families. Key features of the plan include: best-in-class customer service, 24-hour virtual care, zero-cost preventive care, access to 70,000 in-network pharmacies, and discounted gym memberships. This plan is great for those who want to receive the majority of their care from doctors and hospitals within the MultiCare Health System.

Premera’s Standard PPO Plan comes with in-network access to over 1.1 million doctors and 7,500 hospitals nationwide. This preferred provider plan has a $1,250 medical deductible for individuals and $3,125 medical deductible for families when receiving in-network care. Key features of the plan include: best-in-class customer service, 24-hour virtual care, zero-cost preventive care, access to 70,000 in-network pharmacies, and discounted gym memberships. This plan is great for those looking for a lower employee contribution and predictable copays.

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Contact information

Phone: 1-800-807-7310
TRS: 711
Monday through Friday
5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific Time

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